False Materialism in "Death of a Salesman"
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The paper analyzes the various aspects of materialism in the false values of the American Dream within "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller. The paper highlights the depth of Willy Loman's obsession to adhere to the societal expectations of the American Dream and shows how he eventually destroys his family, as well as his own life. The paper explains that by objectifying the materialism (money, homes, cars, etc) of Loman's expectations toward his sons, he invariably implodes due to such unrealistic expectations in the human condition.
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